TONGUE MOUNT HITCH
Maximum Weights for Tongue Mount Air Shocker:
1. 20,000 tow weight
2. 20,000 tongue weight (Vertical Channel & Square Plate adaptor styles only)
The Shocker Hitch is a heavy duty unit that in most cases exceeds factory receiver hitch weight capacities, therefore it is imperative that you always read and follow the tongue and towing weight recommendations of the receiver hitch that is mounted on your tow vehicle.
When used properly these products will make noticeable improvements in your trailer towing quality.
Giving both truck and trailer a smoother ride with less trailer fatigue and breakage.
Replace existing ball coupler from the tongue of trailer with the Shocker Hitch Tongue Mount Hitch.
Hook up trailer using properly selected ball receiver shank in order to have a level trailer when loaded.
Verify or lengthen safety chains and wiring connections to ensure proper clearance when turning corners.
To Set Air:
Load trailer the way it will be towed. Inflate airbag on Shocker Hitch.
Keep hands and clothing away from moving parts of hitch to avoid pinching and injury.
As air pressure increases, the unit will rotate lifting the hitch and trailer tongue.
Install until black bushing has quarter inch clearance from frame.
Always inflate air bag to set the Shocker Hitch.
Never deflate air bag to set Shocker Hitch, unsatisfactory results may occur.
When using Equalizer/Weight Distribution Bars:
Follow directions above, then hook up equalizer bars, and continue inflating air bag until 1/4″ clearance on bump stops is achieved.
Under normal circumstances tongue weight should be at least 10 percent of total towing weight.
Do not exceed 100 psi in the air bag, as it may damage the air bag.